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Descriptor English: Myometrium
Descriptor Spanish: Miometrio
Descriptor Portuguese: Miométrio
Descriptor French: Myomètre
Entry term(s): Muscle, Uterine
Muscles, Uterine
Uterine Muscle
Uterine Muscles
Tree number(s): A02.633.570.500
A05.360.319.679.690
A10.690.467.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009215
Scope note: The smooth muscle coat of the uterus, which forms the main mass of the organ.
Annotation: /growth: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT; /embryol: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Uterus (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 84; was see under UTERUS 1975-83
History Note: 84(75); was see under UTERUS 1975-83
DeCS ID: 9407
Unique ID: D009215
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1984/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Myometrium - Preferred
Concept UI M0014357
Scope note The smooth muscle coat of the uterus, which forms the main mass of the organ.
Preferred term Myometrium
Entry term(s) Muscle, Uterine
Muscles, Uterine
Uterine Muscle
Uterine Muscles



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